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  • Earliest start date

    1 July 2024

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Range 1 to Upper Pay Range 3, currently £30,000 to £46,525 per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher with excellent knowledge and relevant teaching qualification to join our team and teach English at all Key Stages. The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner with a clear vision of how they can inspire students, raising their aspiration and achievement. This is an ideal opportunity for either an ECT to undertake their induction training in a school with a proven track record of providing excellent professional support for all staff, or for an experienced teacher looking for a new challenge and great CPD opportunities in a supportive school.

Early Career Teachers will be offered a contract from July 2024 and comprehensive Induction support.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you a rewarding opportunity to work in a welcoming and supportive environment. Our students are eager to learn, work hard and achieve well. Pupils and staff treat each other with respect and courtesy. Around the building and in lessons, pupils behave very well. Senior leaders are ambitious for Cottesloe students. The Headteacher is supported by talented and committed staff. Staff are very proud to work at the school. They feel valued because leaders consider their workload. Students describe the school as 'a big family' (Ofsted - Continues to be a Good school, November 2021).

Further details about the role

Please contact Jo Webber (Head of English Department) jwebber@cottesloe.bucks.sch.uk to discuss this role further or visit the school.

Applications should be emailed to recruitment@cottesloe.bucks.sch.uk by 9.00am on Wednesday 13 March 2024, interviews will be held shortly after.

The Cottesloe School is a successful and oversubscribed Foundation secondary school with Sixth Form situated in the village of Wing in rural North Buckinghamshire, located conveniently for Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. We are a forward-looking school with a Headteacher who leads an experienced and stable senior leadership team who have a passion for creating an inclusive learning environment, which enables all students to meet high expectations. Emphasis on staff wellbeing is central to our culture and we provide a vibrant and caring working environment. Please see our website for more information about us www.cottesloe.bucks.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

The Cottesloe School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. and all staff, volunteers and governors are expected to share this commitment, to follow the school’s safeguarding policies and procedures and to behave appropriately towards children and young people at all times both in work and in their personal lives.

Offers of employment will be subject to Enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory teacher status, qualification, online searches, health and reference checks as part of our Safer Recruitment Policy. The school has a policy of renewing all DBS checks every five years.

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About The Cottesloe School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1111 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01296 688264

The Cottesloe School is a successful and oversubscribed Foundation Secondary School with Sixth Form situated in the village of Wing in rural North Buckinghamshire, located conveniently for Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.

Arranging a visit to The Cottesloe School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@cottesloe.bucks.sch.uk.

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